Increasing Tenorio Volcano Forest, Costa Rica

by La Reserva Forest Foundation
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Summary

This native, tropical forest restoration project increases the Tenorio Protected Zone by 1½ hectares (3.7 acres). It also provides a living corridor connecting primary forest with a remnant forest.
$1,210
total raised
15
donors
0
monthly donors
6
years active

Challenge

Forest remnants require animals to use any means necessary to seek out needed food and potential mates. Monkeys and sloths in particular currently use barbed wire that can cause deadly mutilations, electric cables that lead to electrocutions, & open ground where they are vulnerable to predators.

Solution

This green passageway will increase the existing rainforest and resolve the dilemma of animals trapped in the adjacent forest island by increasing the food supply and aiding the gene pool.

Long-Term Impact

Increase in wildlife mobility, raise the ecological awareness of the local community, absorb almost 30 metric tons of carbon yearly, and add 1.5 hectares of native, tropical forest habitat to our Earth.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Excel file (projdoc.xls).

Resources

http:/​/​lrff.org
LRFF-10,000 in 2009
A Warm and Fuzzy Story For You
Oxygen Farming-La Reserva Forest Foundation
Project Hometree page w/​Giant Studios

Organization Information

La Reserva Forest Foundation

Location: Tilaran, Guanacaste - Costa Rica
Website: http:/​/​www.lrff.org
Project Leader:
Matthew Lee
Project Leader
Tilaran, Guanacaste Costa Rica

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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